German Herkules

Pedigree

Cross between Hallertau Taurus and a powdery mildew resistant Hull male breeding line

Brewing Usage

Bittering

Aroma

Spicy, floral and hop notes with hints of pine, black pepper and melon

Typical Beer Styles

  • German-style Ales

Additional Information

Bred at the Hop Research Center in Hull, Germany and released in 2005

Alpha Acids

12.0 - 17.0%

Beta Acids

4.0 - 5.5%

Co-Humulone

32 - 38%

Total Oil

1.6 - 2.4 mL / 100g

Myrcene

30 - 50% of total oil

Humulene

30 - 45% of total oil

Caryophyllene

7 - 12% of total oil

Farnesene

< 1% of total oil

General Trade Perception

Imparts robust, hoppy tang flavors



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